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Oklahoma coronavirus cases rise by 1,117, deaths up by 13


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt on Thursday said he is allocating $10 million dollars from federal funding the state received to address the coronavirus to provide personal protective equipment to schools as he encourages them to reopen for in-person classes.

"We will be providing 1.7 million resuable masks, that's two per teacher and two per student, 42,000 clear face shields, 1.2 million pairs of disposable gloves and 1.2 million disposable gowns," to public schools statewide by Aug. 14, Stitt said.

Stitt said he is also signing an executive order for the state health and...

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